GILAS Pilipinas finally came out with its 12-man roster for the coming Olympic Qualifying Tournament, with young Lebron Lopez the last player to be cut.Tab Baldwin and his coaching staff named Kai Sotto, Isaac Go, Jordan Heading, Geo Chu, Dwight ...
23 hours ago
YOUNGEST man on the court, but he put up a real fight.Francis 'LeBron' Lopez was quick to make his presence felt on a Friday night as he played quality minutes in Gilas Pilipinas' win against Indonesia, 76-51. ...
6 days ago
LEBRON Lopez made quite an impression in the first Gilas Pilipinas seniors match of his young basketball career.The 18-year-old Lopez compiled eight points, five rebounds, and one block in Gilas Pilipinas' 76-51 win over Indonesia in an off- ...
6 days ago
AFTER the high of Gilas Pilipinas' dramatic win over South Korea on Wednesday night in the FIBA Asia Cup qualifiers, three players get a piece of the limelight in the national team's next assignment against Indonesia.Jordan Heading, Lebron ...
Jun 16, 2021
LEBRON Lopez is set to make his Gilas Pilipinas debut on Friday as he, alongside Jordan Heading and Geo Chiu, will play against Indonesia in the third window of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers.The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) has ...
Jun 15, 2021
KAI Sotto and Thirdy Ravena aren't the exception, they're now the norm as the world is now truly within reach for Filipino players.Over the past year, we've seen Filipino talents grab opportunities and spread their ...
May 4, 2021
LEBRON Lopez' inclusion in the Gilas Pilipinas pool may raise some eyebrows, but Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) program director Tab Baldwin sees no reason why capable young players should be excluded from consideration."I think there's plenty of ...
Apr 30, 2021
TAB Baldwin was quick to defend the presence of several Ateneo call-ups in the current Gilas Pilipinas pool, saying college players who are familiar with his system are helping the others in the learning process.Nine of the 11 new faces ...
Mar 24, 2021
LEBRON Lopez is indeed brimming with talent, but at 18 years old it remains to be seen if he can live up to that potential.Tab Baldwin said the youngest player in the current Gilas Pilipinas pool inside Inspire Sports Academy in ...
Mar 23, 2021
SAMAHANG Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) program director Tab Baldwin said putting together the youngest national pool ever assembled will benefit Gilas Pilipinas, both for the short- and long-term.The latest pool currently training at the Inspire Sports Academy in Calamba, Laguna ...
Mar 23, 2021
LEBRON Lopez isn't shying away from showing off his hops inside the Gilas Pilipinas training camp at Inspire Sports Academy in Calamba.The 6-foot-5 forward from Ateneo posted a video of him punishing the rim with a tomahawk ...
Mar 20, 2021
HIGH school standout Lebron Lopez banners the new faces invited to the Gilas Pilipinas training camp as the all-cadets national team prepared to once again start training at the Inspire Sports Academy in Calamba on Monday.The 6-foot-5 forward ...
Mar 15, 2021
AT just 16 years old, Ateneo Blue Eaglets standout Francis "LeBron" Lopez can deadass vault across a BMW 3-series, leap over an underbone motorcycle, or pull off a tomahawk reverse on a casual game day.Just watch these videos. (In case ...
Nov 24, 2020
WITH Forthsky Padrigao and Josh Lazaro committing to the Ateneo Blue Eagles, will Lebron Lopez follow suit?His peers would surely love for that to happen, although both recent commits say that they won't pressure their Blue Eaglet teammate to ...
Sep 26, 2020
SECURING an Ateneo diploma is the biggest thing in the mind of Lebron Lopez as of now."I'm staying put in Ateneo to continue my studies. I want to be an honor student and it's my priority to ...
Sep 16, 2020
OVERSEAS training will have to wait as Francis "Lebron" Lopez has decided to stay in Ateneo for the meantime.School insiders confirmed that the 16-year-old has enrolled this semester and has started to attend his online classes. Part of it ...
Sep 16, 2020
JANUARY 3, 2018. That was the day Chot Reyes unveiled his pool of 23 young, talented players who he and the Samahang Basketball ng Pilipinas (SBP) envisioned would form the core of the Gilas Pilipinas side that will fly the flag before ...
Aug 16, 2020
ATENEO standout LeBron Lopez is the latest player to head to the United States.East West Private released a teaser on Saturday, saying that the 16-year-old Blue Eaglets forward has signed with the firm.Once formalized, the 6-foot-5 ...
Aug 1, 2020
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